Dress for Success

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Description
Program to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life, services include:
  • Suiting Program - provides free professional attire for job interviews and employment, for qualified women
  • Breakfast Club - 9-week pre-employment program providing a network of support and workshops on a variety of topics designed to build confidence in getting a job
  • PWG-Professional Women's Group - provides career development tools for employment retention and career growth
  • Clothing Donations CLOTHING DONATIONS ARE CURRENTLY PAUSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 14TH - accept donations of Business Professional Women's clothing, that are clean and in good condition, Regular, Petite and Plus Sizes needed, see website for clothing donation guidelines Donations, donations accepted
    • at Barrie location on Wednesdays 12 noon-6 pm
    • in Orillia at Agilec Office located at 50 Andrew Street South, Suite 100 on the second Tuesday of every month from 2 pm-4 pm
  • For Online Clothing Shop, visit Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie Online Store
  • Currently accepting new volunteers, if interested, email volunteer coordinator Carolyn at carolyn@dfsorilliabarrie.org
  • See website for various events and sales, Upcoming Events
Eligibility
  • Age Requirement: 15 year(s) - 65 year(s)
  • Unemployed or under employed women looking for work
Application Process
Office
705-252-9200
Web Site
Visit Website
Email
orilliaandbarrie@dressforsuccess.org
Languages
English
Contact
Carolyn Gibson, Community Outreach Coordinator
Email: Carolyn@dfsorilliabarrie.org
Executive Director
Linda Reid
Email: linda@dfsorilliabarrie.org
Fees
None
Documents Required
Details will be provided if required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
Barrie Public Library, Information Barrie
Last Updated On
November 10, 2022
Address
Bayfield Mall; 320 Bayfield St Dr, Unit 79
Barrie, ON, L4M 3C1
Nearest major intersection: Bayfield St and Hwy 400
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Hours of Operation
Programs: Hours vary

Dates:
Donation Days: CLOTHING DONATIONS ARE CURRENTLY PAUSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 14TH
  • Barrie: Wed, 12 noon-6 pm
  • Orillia: at Agilec Office, 50 Andrew Street South, Suite 100 on the second Tue of every month, 2 pm-4 pm
Breakfast Club: Professional Women's Group (PWG):Inventory Blowout Sale:
  • Jun 25, 2022, brand-new clothing with tags and brand-new shoes with all items priced at $25 or less
Service Area(s)
  • Barrie
  • Chippewas of Rama First Nation Unceded
  • Orillia
  • Oro-Medonte
  • Rama
  • Ramara
  • Severn